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Americanah

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-, author.

New York : Anchor Books, a division of Random House LLC, 2014.

588 pages ; 21 cm

One of The New York Times 's Ten Best Books of the Year

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction

An NPR "Great Reads" Book, a Chicago Tribune Best Book, a Washington Post Notable Book, a Seattle Times Best Book, an Entertainment Weekly Top Fiction Book, a Newsday Top 10 Book, and a Goodreads Best of the Year pick.

A powerful, tender story of race and identity by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun .

Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion--for each other and for their homeland. 

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ISBN:

9780307455925 (pbk.)

ISBN:

0307455920 (pbk.)

ISBN:

9780307962126 (ebk.)

LC Call No:

PR9387.9.A34354 A44 2014

Dewey Class No:

823/.92 23

Author:

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-, author.

Title:

Americanah / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

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Americana

Edition:

First Anchor Books edition.

Physical:

588 pages ; 21 cm

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Notes:

Copyright date 2013.

Subject:

Immigrants--Fiction.

Subject:

Refugees--Fiction.

Subject:

Nigerians--Fiction.

Subject:

Nigerians--United States--Fiction.

Subject:

Nigerians--England--Fiction.

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